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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Atul Gawande · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 282
Format: Book

December 19, 2018

In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending

Medicine has triumphed in modern times,...

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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann · Doubleday
Pages: 338
Format: Hardcover

In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe.
Then, one by one, the Osage...

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I Am Pilgrim: A Thriller

Terry Hayes · Atria/Emily Bestler Books
Pages: 612
Format: Book

February 20, 2019

Critics are calling I AM PILGRIM:
"Unputdownable." - BOOKLIST
"The best book of 2014." - Suspense Magazine
"The next Girl with the Dragon Tattoo." - The...

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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Siddhartha Mukherjee · HarperCollins; 1 edition
Pages: 592
Format: Book

March 20, 2019

The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer...

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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel

Gail Honeyman · Pamela Dorman Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover


A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick

"Beautifully written and incredibly funny, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is about the importance of friendship and human connection. I fell in love with Eleanor, an eccentric and regimented...
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American Pastoral

Philip Roth · Vintage; Reprint edition
Format: Book

May 15, 2019

As the American century draws to an uneasy close, Philip Roth gives us a novel of unqualified greatness that is an elegy for all our century's promises of prosperity, civic order, and domestic bliss. Roth's protagonist is Swede Levov,...

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News of the World: A Novel

Paulette Jiles · William Morrow
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

National Book Award Finalist - Fiction

It is 1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys...

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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

Nathaniel Philbrick · Viking Adult
Pages: 320
Format: Book

August 21, 2019

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Wishaw, and Brendan Gleeson, and directed by Ron Howard."With its huge, scarred head halfway out of the water and its tail beating the ocean into a white-water...

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The Man Who Climbs Trees

James Aldred · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Book

September 18, 2019

A professional tree climber encounters gorillas, snakes, spiders, and birds of prey, as well as answers and perspective, hundreds of feet up, all over the world

Every child knows the allure of climbing trees. But how many...

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